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November 25, 2013

Comet ISON: “Comet of the Century” or Big Fizzle?

Photo courtesy of University of Arizona, Science Skylab

“Comets are like cats. They do precisely what they want” –David Levy, Astronomer Sometimes, being an astronomer is a lot like being a weather forecaster. I would love to predict astronomical events with 100 percent certainty. However, experience has taught me to hedge my predictions with a healthy dose of skepticism. Halley’s Comet Was Hazardous […]

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November 20, 2013

7 Simple Calorie Cutting Tips for the Holidays

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The holidays have arrived once again and many of us are planning a variety of events to celebrate the season! Invariably those events will involve, if not revolve around, tasty and tempting food and drinks which may be distressing for those also wishing to manage their waistlines. Holiday weight gain—or not? Surprisingly there has been […]

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October 30, 2013

What’s on the November 5th Ballot?

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Yes, we are having an election this year! Although we are not electing a President, Congress, or Colorado state officials, we do get to weigh in on several important issues. And, it’s an entirely mail-in ballot election, so all you have to do is drop your ballot in the mail (don’t forget postage) or drop […]

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October 21, 2013

FRCC Halloween Carnivals in Ft. Collins & Westminster

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Even as my kids start their teenage years, they still get excited for Halloween. As a family we’ve always been about do-it-yourself (DIY) costumes. As the kids have gotten older the process of creating a costume has turned into something I didn’t expect—quality family time. We spend time brainstorming our ideas at the dinner table, […]

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